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Name Cunningham, Charlie
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Image of Oral History of Steve Potts - Oral History

Oral History of Steve Potts - Oral History

Esteemed mountain biking pioneer Steve Potts was born and raised in Tamalpais Valley. From an early age, Steve learned to live with and off the land, learning to hike, fish, and hunt. These formative experiences led to a lifelong connection with Mt. Tamalpais and the great outdoors. After taking to bicycle riding as a child, Steve developed an interest in motorcycle racing while at Tamalpais High School and became a professional motorcycle racer at the age of 17. Shortly thereafter, Steve turned his sights to mountain biking. In his oral history, Steve shares his passion for mountain biking and explains how he ventured into building and repairing mountain bikes; first as a personal project, a

Image of Oral History of Wende Cragg - Oral History

Oral History of Wende Cragg - Oral History

In this oral history, Wende Cragg recounts her life in Marin County and expresses her intense passion for mountain biking. Born in Berkeley in 1948, Wende grew up amongst seven siblings in Berkeley and Oakland. In the late 1960s at Merritt College she met her ex-husband Larry Cragg, with whom she soon moved to Mill Valley. Wende recalls hanging out at Mill Valley’s Prune Music when it was a crossroads for Bay Area musicians. She also recalls her presence at the birth of mountain biking in the early 1970s and her participation (as the first woman and, for a time, the only one among a male-dominated cohort) in the development of the sport. Wende describes her first ride out to Tamarancho, recal